Class Notes (836,325)
Canada (509,733)
Psychology (7,782)
PSYA02H3 (1,014)

Psychology - Session 19

3 Pages
Unlock Document

Steve Joordens

● schizophrenia ○ not multiple personalities ○ broken mind, shattered mind ■ dissection of word ○ voices in the mind often ■ auditory hallucination ■ benign ● occasionally dramatic ■ tell people what to do ● feel like following orders and feel good ● subtle difference in activity ○ voices from external and internal world ● regular occurrences of voices ● causes problems for society ○ hospitalizations and prevalent ● delusions of persecution, control, and grandeur ○ positive symptoms ■ what sane people do not have ● problem distinguishing reality and fantasy ○ persecution and grandeur delusions ○ construct stories that they believe are true ● negative symptoms ○ do not have what sane people have ○ odd speech patterns ○ disorganized ○ not emotional ○ low energy ○ socially inept ● paranoid schizophrenic ○ intelligent and emotional responses are intact ○ auditory hallucinations ○ best prognosis for recovery ■ medicine ○ heavy on positives ■ lose hallucinations and delusions with medicine often ● dislike because loss of positive symptoms, grandeur ○ normal feels week ○ prefer intelligence ○ medication causes them to drool ○ causes for stopping medication ○ often do not continue with medication ● disorganized ○ speech and behaviour ○ flat and inappropriate emotional responses ● catatonic ○ bizarre and immobile motor behaviours ○ immobile or relentless ● undifferentiated ○ odd and doesn’t fit in other categories ● re
More Less

Related notes for PSYA02H3

Log In


Join OneClass

Access over 10 million pages of study
documents for 1.3 million courses.

Sign up

Join to view


By registering, I agree to the Terms and Privacy Policies
Already have an account?
Just a few more details

So we can recommend you notes for your school.

Reset Password

Please enter below the email address you registered with and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Add your courses

Get notes from the top students in your class.